Text: H.R.6451 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/29/2010)


111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6451


To repeal provisions of the recently enacted health care reform law that prohibit preexisting condition exclusions or other discrimination based on health status for children.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 29, 2010

Mr. Ackerman introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To repeal provisions of the recently enacted health care reform law that prohibit preexisting condition exclusions or other discrimination based on health status for children.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Fifth Health Insurance Protects America—Can't Repeal IT (HIPA–CRIT) Act”.

SEC. 2. Repeal of health care reform prohibition of preexisting condition exclusions or other discrimination based on health status for children.

The provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148), insofar as such Act prohibits under section 2704(a) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300gg–3(a)) a group health plan and a health insurance issuer offering group or individual health insurance coverage from imposing any preexisting condition exclusion with respect to such plan or coverage with respect to enrollees who are under 19 years of age, are hereby repealed, effective as of the date of the enactment of this Act.